Alison Gill - Hard Hat Recruits

Alison Gill CMIOSH, MRCSA, MInstD

Managing Director
T: +64 9 282 3156

Alison is the Managing Director at Hard Hat Recruits bringing 25+ years’ experience to a challenging and highly competitive technical recruitment environment. Alison’s background is as a Chartered Safety Practitioner and is a founding Director of our highly successful sister company, edenfx HSE Recruitment.

Alison values personal growth and contribution and undertakes a variety of charitable work and is also an appointed Board member of the New Zealand Centre for gifted Education.

Alison has a particular interest in Corporate Social Responsibility whereby organisations consider the interests of society by taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders, as well as the environment.

The services at both Hard Hat Recruits and edenfx HSE Recruitment are delivered through this concept. Great service is the norm – give us a call.

Stuart Gill Bsc (Hons), CMIOSH, CPMSIA, RSP Aust.

T: +64 9 282 3156

Stuart Gill co-founded edenfx HSE in 2007. He is a BSc SHEM Risk Manager, Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Certified Member of NZISM, Chartered Member of The Safety Institute of Australia and a Member of the Institute of Directors with over 20 years of HSE experience across a number of industries.

Stuart is passionate about his profession and believes that ethical best practice creates social and environmental value and promotes good business. Stuart is driven to ensure that Hard Hat Recruits continues to be the first choice and most recommended Company within the risk management and construction / infrastructure sectors.

Cath Fournier

Recruitment Manager
T: +64 9 282 3156

Cath heads up the Teams within the Hard Hat Divisions – she has exceptional industry and general business delivery knowledge with a strong focus on staffing and resource management.

Cath works closely with clients requiring future workforce planning and skills development, including New Zealand’s leading energy and utility as well as construction and infrastructure clients.  This adds value to our services ensuring our clients are always one step ahead of the competition.

Cath believes firmly that it is the right individual that makes the difference, both for her own teams and those for our hiring managers.

Cath’s no-nonsense approach coupled with the ‘whatever it takes’ attitude means there is no challenge too big or too pear shaped. When her hands aren’t full with juggling jobs, the teenage kids, the husband and the dog – you can find her at the movies… for some well-deserved peace and quiet.

Tracy Bryce

Senior Recruitment Consultant
T: +64 9 930 9361

Tracy is a veteran in the sales space having held management positions within the Recruitment and Telecommunications industries over the past 17 years. Her focus has always been to give her clients exceptional service and forging strong relationships is the thing that she is most passionate about.

Bringing her effervescent nature to the team, Tracy truly likes to connect with people. Whether it is crafting a unique solution for a client or placing just the right candidate in just the right job, she believes that it is the human touch that sets the foundation for lifelong partnerships.

Outside of work you will find her embracing all that New Zealand has to offer by spending time outdoors with her husband and 2 young children. Tracy is passionate about animal welfare and also enjoys photography.

Rose Haines

Senior Recruitment Consultant
T: +64 9 281 4701

Originally from London, Rose has over 20 years recruitment experience gained in New Zealand, the UK and Australia, having held senior positions ranging from Branch Manager, Recruitment Training Manager through to Senior Consultant across various sectors. Rose has also enjoyed roles where she has been instrumental in assisting others to obtain their dream role through coaching employment skills.

Rose prides herself on the level of service she provides to both clients and candidates alike, and her ability to “get it right”.  Bringing with her a true wealth of experience, Rose is a perfect for the team culture and the standards of excellence within Hard Hat.

Martin Walker

Senior Recruitment Consultant
T: +64 9 282 3156

Martin has almost 20 years recruitment experience obtained in New Zealand, the UK and Australia, having held senior positions as a recruitment consultant in the construction, engineering and technical sectors.  Martin has specialist knowledge in multiple sectors and a proven track record in building strong lasting relationships with clients and candidates.  His focus is to provide an exceptional service to clients and to make the candidate experience as enjoyable as possible, adding value to the recruitment process at every opportunity. Martin believes in finding the right person for the job.  By doing so, he aims to consistently provide our clients with the talent they need to grow their business.

Martin believes in doing whatever it takes to get the job done. He brings a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge that adds value to our team and aligns perfectly with our standards of excellence.

Anahera Blackbourn

Recruitment Consultant
T: +64 9 282 3156

Ana has worked at Hard Hat for 2 years and as a Recruitment Consultant has end to end recruitment expertise understanding the quality of the service that our clients deserve and should expect from a recruitment partner.

Ana is known for her calm and collected manner and nothing will faze her after spending time running her own business, Personal Training and working for 10 years as a Police Constable.

Ana enjoys the people interaction on a daily basis and no job is too hard or too small for Ana and the team, all assignments are treated with equal respect.

In her spare time, you will find Ana working around the farm, renovating her house and she is now in training for the Taupo Ultramarathon in October 2018. Work hard play hard is our motto.

Samuel Paget

Recruitment Consultant
T: +64 9 281 2689

Sam is degree qualified, highly practical and outcome focussed for his clients and candidates.  He brings a sense of calm into a high performing team and is known for his trusted application to work and will work to find the solution to any issues.

Outside of the office, Sam is a super proud new father and his daughter is already the apple of his eye…. He is a true family man and enjoys cooking and spending time with his wife, friends and his blind dog Ray Charles.  You are in safe hands with Sam.

Sherry Zhou

T: +64 9 281 4703

Sherry is a fully qualified in-house accountant and enjoys her own continual professional development in the accounting world.

Sherry works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays.  She is our in-house House Accountant and is an all-round Xero expert providing all accounts payable/receivable support for our clients and our team.

She also looks after the payroll function, giving her an automatic win for the ‘Office Favourite’ title.

Sherry is fluent in English and Mandarin

Donna Masters

Group EA
T: +64 9 972 0730

Donna has worked alongside business leaders as a Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant for 20+ years. Having worked in a range of industries her broad knowledge and organisational skills help to provide our clients and candidates with the knowledge that they are in safe hands. Now as Group EA she provides support to the Directors of edenfx HSE and Hard Hat Recruits and also manages the day to day running of the offices in Silverdale.

In her space time Donna loves exploring the beauty that is New Zealand and spending time with her family and friends.

Maureen Jackson

Executive Assistant
T: +64 9 280 4476

Maureen (Mo) has been in administration for over 20 years predominantly in PA roles in a variety of industries, both large and small. She works as EA to Cath Fournier and brings huge energy to the team and every day sees her with a smile on her face, nothing is too much trouble.

Mo is also responsible for project managing bulk exercises and developing new IT platforms to support these.

In her down-time she enjoys spending time with her two children (until they outgrow that), swimming in the ocean and rainy days will find her at the movies.